noun Mel·i·cer·ta \ˌmeləˈsərtə\

Definition of Melicerta

  1. :  a genus of rotifers (order Monogononta) that are usually tube-living and have a conspicuous lobed corona

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Origin and Etymology of melicerta

New Latin, after Melicerta, a sea-god, from Latin, from Greek Melikertēs

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